Health, Medicine, and Society

Health, Medicine, and Society

Key Theories, Future Agendas

eBook - 2000
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Taylor & Francis Publishing
Taking as its point of departure recent developments in health and social theory Health, Medicine and Society brings together a range of eminent, international scholars to reflect upon key issues at the turn of the century.
Contributors draw upon a range of contemporary theories, both modernist and postmodernist, to look at the following themes:
*health and social structure
*the contested nature of the body
*the salience of consumption and risk
*the challenge of emotions
Health, Medicine and Society provides a 'state-of-the-art' assessment of health related issues at the millennium and a cogent set of arguments for the centrality of health to contemporary social theory. Written in a clear, accessible style it will be ideal reading for students and researchers in health studies, public health, medical sociology, medicine and nursing.

Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
ISBN: 9780203463611
0203463617
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 366 pages) : illustrations
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